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help AG Achieves Symantec Specializations in Data Loss Prevention, Encryption and IT Compliance

help AG  Achieves Symantec Specializations in Data Loss Prevention, Encryption and IT Compliance

help AG first in the GCC region to be recognized by Symantec for proficiency in all three specialization areas

March 4, 2012 12:00 by


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 4th March, 2012 – help AG, a strategic information security consulting specialist in the Middle East, today announced that it has further strengthened its relationship with Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) by achieving three specializations in the areas of Data Loss Prevention, Encryption and IT Compliance.


We are extremely proud to be Symantec's only Value Added Reseller in the GCC to be specialized in all three technology areas of Data Loss Prevention, Encryption and IT Compliance”, said Mr. Stephan Berner, Managing Director at help AG. “The criteria for these specializations placed our skill sets under close scrutiny and have required a significant investment but the certifications offer several strategic advantages which will enable us to further strengthen our dominant position in the security market.”


Through this achievement, help AG has demonstrated an investment and expertise across all three specializations of IT Compliance, Data Loss Prevention and Encryption and can now better help their customers address the stringent privacy and compliance regulations they face by providing solutions that meet the challenges of data protection and reporting. The IT Compliance specialization means that help AG can help customers achieve compliance capability while Symantec's Data Loss Prevention solutions help ensure that their customers’ internal, confidential data stays safe.


Symantec Specializations recognize partners’ investment in Symantec and reward their expertise in Symantec technology,” said Ramzi Itani, Director, Channel & Alliances at Symantec. “Specialized partners have demonstrated a deep investment in Symantec and an expertise in delivering solutions and services that protect the customers’ most critical information.”


Symantec Specializations, which recognize partners with a proven expertise in a particular area of business, provide partners with the skills and experience required to deliver differentiating service to their customers. Symantec partners achieve specialization by meeting certain requirements that deepen their knowledge and proficiency in a solution family, and Symantec Specialized partners receive exclusive benefits as a result of their investment.


About help AG

help AG is a strategic information security consulting company, founded in Germany in 1995 and has been present in the Middle East since 2004. help AG provides leading enterprise businesses across the region with strategic consultancy combined with tailored information security solutions and services that address their diverse requirements enabling them to evolve securely with a competitive edge.

Each and every vendor solution help AG presents to a Client has been thoroughly researched and evaluated. help AG is constantly identifying new and innovative solutions to offer to the market through its own in-house research & development laboratory. For more information, please visit


About Symantec

Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Our software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently, enabling confidence wherever information is used or stored. More information is available at


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